U.S. Embassy Jakarta PAS Annual Program Statement

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Opportunity ID: 324459
Opportunity Number: PAS-JAKARTA-FY20-02
Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Jakarta PAS Annual Program Statement
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Priority Program Areas may include, but are not limited to: I. U.S. – INDONESIA BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP Projects that seek to explain U.S. policies, culture, and values to Indonesian audiences, resulting in a positive impact on the bilateral relationship, and build people-to-people ties. II. REGIONAL SECURITY Projects that address issues of regional security, non-proliferation, and countering violent extremism, as well as exchanges that promote multilateral cooperation and enhance stability in the Asia-Pacific region. III. HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT & ECONOMIC GROWTH Projects related to developing human capital, bilateral trade, investment, economic integration, entrepreneurship, innovation, intellectual property rights, Women’s empowerment, or environmental issues and sustainability/sustainable development. IV. DEMOCRACY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE Projects that promote good governance in public services, public policy, and legal/regulatory frameworks; (e.g. Smart Cities, cybersecurity, etc.), seek to promote civic engagement, including by women and minority or underserved groups, or to further understanding of topics related to democracy and democratic values, including pluralism and tolerance. V. EDUCATION Projects that increase access to education and economic opportunity, promote and enhance English language learning, digital literacy, or critical thinking; provide professional development opportunities for teachers; promote study in the United States; or increase or expand partnerships between American and Indonesian institutions of higher learning. VI. RESEARCH SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS AND MATHS (STEAM) Projects related to institutions’ increasing their capacity and interest in partnering with U.S. institutions to provide support and/or collaboration in STEAM fields. VII. JOURNALISM Projects that support capacity-building for Indonesian journalists as well as programs that provide direct access to authoritative American information sources to promote depth, accuracy, and balance of foreign reporting from the U.S. to deepen understanding of U.S. policy and American values. VIII. COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE Project to address the current realities of COVID-19 and future COVID-19 recovery efforts. Projects related to COVID-19 response should serve to bolster democratic principles while addressing the needs that have arisen due to the current global health crisis including, but not limited to,, media literacy, acc
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Embassy Jakarta welcomes applications from • U.S.-based and Indonesian-based non-profit organizations/nongovernment organizations (NGO)• Governmental Institutions / Public Entity / Public International Organizations; • Non-profit U.S.-based and Indonesian-based private or public institutions of higher education; and • Individuals or Groups of IndividualsFor-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
Agency Code: DOS-IDN
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Indonesia
Posted Date: Feb 14, 2020
Last Updated Date: May 28, 2020
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Fiscal Year: 2020
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Award Floor: $1,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $600,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Jakarta invites proposals for projects that strengthen public diplomacy activities and people-to-people ties between the U.S. and Indonesia through educational, cultural, media, and informational programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural or media-related element, or a connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Version: 2
Modification Comments: This modification is to add another priority program areas to include COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE: Projects to address the current realities of COVID-19 and future COVID-19 recovery efforts. Projects related to COVID-19 response should serve to bolster democratic principles while addressing the needs that have arisen due to the current global health crisis including, but not limited to, media literacy, access to education, economic empowerment, and community resilience. This modification is also to modify the participants and audiences to include online (ie, virtual programming) for primarily Indonesian audiences. Regional programming that includes audiences in Southeast Asia (ASEAN countries and Timor Leste) can be facilitated in partnership with the @america American Space in Pacific Place, South Jakarta and other American Corners in the region and will be strongly considered.





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